Sand Wash Horses – September 2

September 9, 2014 at 2:34 pm (Colorado, Wild Horses of the Southwest) (, , , , )

Photographs and videos of my favorite herd of wild horses – in Sand Wash Basin Herd Management Area near Maybell, Colorado.  Heather Robson, a New Zealander and member of the Sand Wash Advocate Team (SWAT), who keeps track of all the names and lineages from afar, has helped me with the names.  I hope I put them with the right faces!

Stallions at play

Stallions at play

PJ, bachelor stallion

PJ, bachelor stallion


Femor, bachelor stallion


Kanoa, bachelor stallion


Brownie races by Silverado, band stallion, in background


Brownie & dam Nahmana




This foal Corazon was either trying to swat flies on its belly, or stepped into an ant nest. (See “Horseplay” video)


Tasca and her colt Caramel




Silverado, band stallion

See the video of Silverado’s band


Silverado playing with a bachelor stallion buddy


Marty, bachelor stallion


Marty and Kanoa


Hurricane, a gorgeous copper penny bay, leader of another band (see “Horseplay” video)


PJ and PAZ










Long live the Sand Wash Basin wild horses!

Text and photographs copyrighted by Cindy McIntyre

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1 Comment

  1. bobdouat said,

    Those horses are so darn beautiful.

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